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The Connection Between Physical and Mental Health

The Connection Between Physical and Mental Health

By Eric Nordquist, MA, LPC, NCC I often say in the counseling office, “Physical health is half of mental health” because it’s true and those who are not caring for themselves physically are more vulnerable to mental health problems like anxiety and depression. Certain...

Incorporating Faith into Counseling

Incorporating Faith into Counseling

By Dequindre Jernigan, MA, LPC Have you ever wondered if faith-based counseling was for you? Are there questions that have you on the fence and you’d like a little more information on what this is all about? Well, here is one perspective on how I engage in faith-based...

Prioritizing Balance

Prioritizing Balance

By Dequindre Jernigan, MA, LPC Oftentimes, we can become overwhelmed by the variety of life’s stressors. Trying to find a balance between family, friends, work, and self-care can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. In order to get the most out of your life and...

The Importance of Recognizing Strengths

The Importance of Recognizing Strengths

By Dequindre Jernigan, MA, LPC When you’re struggling with depression or negative thinking patterns, it can be hard focusing on positive things about yourself, such as your strengths. Low self-esteem is another factor that could make it a challenge. Part of...

5 Common Cognitive Distortions

5 Common Cognitive Distortions

By Dequindre Jernigan, MA, LPC You may already be familiar with cognitive distortions. You know, those little negative thoughts that influence our actions? No? Well, let's talk about it. We all have thought patterns, whether they're more negatively inclined or...

ADHD – What To Do About It By Dejan Jancevski, MA, LLP

ADHD – What To Do About It By Dejan Jancevski, MA, LLP

Introduction ADHD is one of the most common conditions affecting children and adults. ADHD symptoms can be challenging for people with the condition and their families, but there are effective treatments that can help reduce symptoms and improve functioning. ADHD is...

Dealing with past abuse and neglect: Is it still a problem today?

Dealing with past abuse and neglect: Is it still a problem today?

What is childhood abuse and neglect?Sometimes people come into the counseling office unsure of whether or not poor treatment received as a child constitutes abuse or neglect. One may have received poor treatment from parents while growing up or sometimes from others...

Life in the Therapy Room!

Life in the Therapy Room!

Existentialism. Now what is that, and how does that apply to therapy? Well…let’s start with the therapy part first. One major reason to see a therapist is to learn what may be the reason you or a loved one are struggling with something, be that called depression,...

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